Eileen Gu: Traitor or Unifier?

Eileen Gu was born and raised in San Francisco. Her mother is originally from China, coming to America as a college student and never moving home to China. Eileen’s father is an American. Eileen also lived about 25% of her time in China (summer vacations and holidays). She speaks fluent English and Chinese. Eileen was introduced to skiing at Lake …

Homeless Man Gets his Dreams Fulfilled

Charlie is a wealthy tic toc video creator. He makes a living fulfilling other people’s dreams. He drives around cities and asks homeless people, “What is your dream?” If he feels a connection and he believes he can help, he puts a lot of effort into turning her/his dreams into a reality. In this particular case, Richard Hutchins wanted to …

Deaf-Owned, Deaf-Operated Pizzaria Provides Food & Education

Ryan Maliszewski is the founder and CEO of Mozzeria Restaurant in Washington, D.C.  The streets surrounding Mozzeria are loud and bustling, but when you step inside, it is strangely quiet. The reason is that Ryan is deaf and essentially only hires deaf people to cook, serve and clean this wonderful restaurant. Thus, the public must figure out different ways to …

Farmers Helping Farmers

The Peterson family has been harvesting the same land for 150 years. This year, however, was a little different. Craig Peterson had been diagnosed with cancer and was receiving treatment in the hospital at the same time that his crops needed to be harvested. There is a narrow window to harvest these crops before they go bad. Without the harvest, …

“It Helped Met get Even Closer to My Brother”

Susan Bergeman is a 14-year-old freshman at Chippewa Falls High School in Wisconsin. She decided to go out for cross country this fall. Her main reason – to find an activity that would include her older brother, Jeffrey. You see, at the young age of 22 months, Jeffrey suffered a cardiac arrest, which caused a lack of oxygen to the …

Instant Regret – The Kevin Hines Story

There are over 2,000 documented cases of people jumping off the Golden State Bridge to commit suicide since it opened in 1937. About every two weeks someone jumps off that bridge. 99% of those who jump do not survive. 38 have reportedly lived. On September 25, 2000, Kevin Hines became the 25th person to survive the jump. Kevin was adopted …

The Importance of a Dad

Fight after fight was breaking out at Southwood High School in Shreveport, Louisiana. There were numerous arrests. The school seemed out of control, even hopeless. It’s just the way it is. Then, some dads from the school decided to do something about it. They started a group called, “Dads on Duty.” They received permission from the principal to just hang …